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Author
Carla Bechard

A transplant to the Okanagan from Saskatchewan, Carla works with travel media at Tourism Kelowna. Connecting with passionate Kelowna business operators and introducing them to journalists to share their stories is her favourite thing about her job. When not working, Carla visits the many wineries, breweries, restaurants and trails in and around Kelowna, often with her dog in tow. 

Local Love for Kelowna: Rawle James

3 min read

Fruitful in Unity is what the City of Kelowna’s Coat of Arms proclaims and what Rawle James believes. At once a poet, life coach, and community servant, Rawle has embraced Kelowna since arriving in the city 16 years ago from Toronto and declares it, “The best move I’ve ever made.”…

Plan Your Extended Stay in Kelowna: Get Outside Every Day

4 min read

Sitting on the shores of Okanagan Lake and surrounded by mountains, Kelowna is the perfect place for those that want to spend time outdoors. The valley creates a microclimate, which means our autumn weather lasts longer and our winters are much milder than other parts of Canada. So, it’s time to start slotting outdoor adventures into your extended stay itinerary.…

Plan Your Extended Stay in Kelowna: What You Need to Know

2 min read

It’s time to start planning your extended stay in our four-season playground. In Kelowna, you'll find great weather throughout the year (with mild weather in the fall and winter), a variety of activity options, and plenty of amenities that will make your stay stress free! Here’s what you need to know to get started…

5 Trail Safety Tips

2 min read

Kelowna has many paths and trails to explore in and around the city. If you’re planning to explore our outdoor playground, be sure to review and follow these tips before heading out…

Elevated and Private Wine Tasting Experiences in Kelowna

7 min read

New health and safety protocols mean that many wineries have adapted their practices and have added new, intimate experiences to their roster of services available to guests. Below is a run-down of some of the exciting and fun experiences you can book to get more in-depth during next your wine tasting experience…

The New Wine Tasting Experience

3 min read

Wineries in and around Kelowna are excited to once again welcome visitors for tastings! And with safety the number one priority for guests, wineries throughout the region have adapted their operating procedures…